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VIdeo: Shawn Porter vs. Fred Wilson Jr. Sparring Clash

Barry's Boxing Club, Las Vegas - Rick Reeno catches up with IBF welterweight champion Shawn Porter, who did some light sparring with nationally ranked amateur fighter Fred Wilson Jr. (amateur record of 85-15). Wilson, who plans to turn pro in the near future, competes around the super middleweight limit as an amateur. Porter is preparing for his upcoming showdown with undefeated mandatory challenger Kell Brook of the UK. The fight is set for August 16th from the StubHub Center in Carson, California.
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Heavyfist on 08-07-2014

[QUOTE=SlySlickSmooth;14832603]He's likely around 170. But it's good Porter is sparring with a tall/rangy guy. If Brook is actually 5'9" like listed he will have to get used to blocking the jab and slipping and countering Brook. I met Porter and…

Comment by HEND on 08-07-2014

[QUOTE=LacedUp;14832948]Still not impressed, and that guy looks like he's wearing 25oz gloves and has his feet planted in cement.[/QUOTE] OK, you don't like Porter, we got it. Everybody got it. You made it clear already a few times... I will…

Comment by G G G on 08-07-2014

On the real though, I like the systematic approach they implement on sparring. It feels like they are truly sparring with specific purposes. It's pleasing to watch, good stuff.

Comment by G G G on 08-07-2014

I wonder how much these dudes charge for sparring a PED user. Rates can't be the same.

Comment by LacedUp on 08-07-2014

Still not impressed, and that guy looks like he's wearing 25oz gloves and has his feet planted in cement.

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